What the OP describes is the system SE used for Voidwatch in FFXI.
It'd be okay except for the utterly ridiculous drop rates.
One person in the 18 man alliance gets an awesome shiny (that they may not even need.)
Everyone else gets logs.
____________________________FFXI: Catwho on Bismarck. Once again a top bard on the server: Dardaubla 90 on 1/6/2014
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I can't understand anyone who skips the cutscenes of a Final Fantasy game. That's like going to Texas and not getting barbecue.